The Boston Globe: Fort Point Channel floodgate idea advances, but how to pay for it?
Estimates range as high as $767 million, but it could prevent billions of dollars of property damage during a catastrophic storm
CommonWealth: Waterfront resilience is ground zero in climate fight
Op-ed from New England Aquarium President & CEO Vikki Spruill, and GRC Member, on how nature-based solutions lend themselves to resiliency strategies
CommonWealth: Tepper names former colleague to head DOER
Mahony to become ‘epicenter of clean energy transition’
The Boston Globe: In one frigid weekend, four emergency rooms closed. Are hospitals ready for a changing climate?
Hospitals have seen a record number of evacuations and closures nationally in the last decade due to climate change.
New Scientist: We don’t need ‘miracle’ green technologies to save the planet
A focus on revolutionary solutions like carbon capture and geoengineering is slowing the uptake of existing answers to the problems of climate change, air pollution and energy security, says environmental engineer Mark Jacobson
The Boston Globe: A new force for climate bills on Beacon Hill – the New England Aquarium
The Aquarium is launching its first-ever lobbying effort, hoping to push a slate of environmental and climate-related bills through the Legislature.
City of Boston: Mayor Wu Announces New PowerCorpsBOS Career Pathway in Building Operations
The City partners with Roxbury Community College and A Better City to further support workforce training to bolster a pipeline to local green jobs
MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs: Environmental Justice Leader María Belén Power to Join Healey-Driscoll Administration in New Leadership Position
Power will serve as newly created Undersecretary of Environmental Justice & Equity